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Wedgwood Black Basalt Plaque

Auction:
3115B
Lot:
272
Sold for:
$1,599$1,300

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Auction:
European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 3115B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
July 14, 2018 10:00AM

Description:

Wedgwood Black Basalt Plaque, England, 19th century, rectangular, with depiction of Vulcan Forging the Armour of Achilles, sight size 5 3/4 x 8 3/4 in.; impressed mark; set in an ebonized wood frame.
Estimate $600-800

Not examined out of frame. No evidence of any cracks, chips or restorations throughout. Some losses to frame.


The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Condition requests can be obtained via email (lot inquiry button) or by telephone to the appropriate gallery location (Boston/617.350.5400 or Marlborough/508.970.3000). Any condition statement given, as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Skinner Inc. shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.

Keywords

United Kingdom, Achilles, Aircraft, Aviation, Avro Vulcan, Forging, Greek mythology, Neoclassicism, Staffordshire pottery, Vulcan, Waterford Wedgwood, Wedgwood

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